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NELSON

LOGGERHEAD

Caretta caretta

Juvenile

  ADMIT
8-1-06

RELEASED
JUNE 2007
 
Weight  53.6 kg  63.6 kg
SCL:  76.5 cm  79.6 cm
SCW:  58.7cm  61.0 cm

THE STRANDING Rescued by Chuck Nelson (no relation) near the Brunswick County power plant, this turtle has a missing flipper and other injuries, and is in poor condition.

THE TREATMENT Placed in shallow fresh water, to kill the very heavy leech load.

Excellent appetite.